Period
to 28 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 28 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 48 58
Rank change year-on-year +20 +10 +26
Permanent jobs citing Python 48 102 114
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.84% 5.67% 4.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.98% 10.58% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 29 58 92
Median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% -2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £34,500 £29,375 £28,750
90th Percentile £62,750 £60,375 £65,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 437 964 1,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 62.25% 53.59% 49.58%
Number of salaries quoted 360 793 1,109
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,500 £27,700
90th Percentile £73,250 £62,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +11.11%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Salary Trend in Cheshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Python in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Python in Cheshire over the 6 months to 28 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Python in Cheshire

Python
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 28 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +24 27 £48,000 -6.34% 3
Chester +25 7 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Alderley Edge +5 3 £45,000 +36.36% 1
Wilmslow +3 1 £35,000 -46.15%
Knutsford -7 1 - - 2
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2020, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) C#
2 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 15 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (29.17%) Azure
5 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
6 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (25.00%) Java
6 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (25.00%) SQL
6 12 (25.00%) Law
7 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
7 11 (22.92%) Windows
7 11 (22.92%) AWS
7 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
8 10 (20.83%) Data Science
8 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 8 (16.67%) Node.js
9 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 8 (16.67%) OOP
9 8 (16.67%) OO
10 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
10 7 (14.58%) HTML
10 7 (14.58%) CSS
10 7 (14.58%) ITIL
10 7 (14.58%) Back Office
10 7 (14.58%) Business Continuity
10 7 (14.58%) Risk Assessment

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.42%) Jupyter
2 3 (6.25%) CMS
2 3 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.08%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) AutoCAD
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.17%) Azure
2 11 (22.92%) AWS
3 5 (10.42%) Power Platform
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (4.17%) AWS Step Functions
4 2 (4.17%) Serverless
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (2.08%) GCP
5 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Internet
1 5 (10.42%) SSL
2 1 (2.08%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.42%) Power BI
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.25%) MySQL
4 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.17%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (4.17%) Big Data
5 2 (4.17%) MS Access
5 2 (4.17%) Text Mining
6 1 (2.08%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.58%) JIRA
3 5 (10.42%) Bitbucket
3 5 (10.42%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (10.42%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (25.00%) Law
2 7 (14.58%) Back Office
3 5 (10.42%) Legal
4 3 (6.25%) Advertising
4 3 (6.25%) Finance
4 3 (6.25%) Games
5 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Software Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Data Scientist
2 7 (14.58%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Senior Data Scientist
4 4 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.25%) C# Programmer
5 3 (6.25%) C++ Programmer
5 3 (6.25%) Programmer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Tools Programmer
6 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Node.js
2 7 (14.58%) CSS
2 7 (14.58%) HTML
3 6 (12.50%) .NET
4 3 (6.25%) .NET Core
4 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.25%) Qt
4 3 (6.25%) React
4 3 (6.25%) Vue.js
4 3 (6.25%) WPF
5 2 (4.17%) Kafka
5 2 (4.17%) Keras
5 2 (4.17%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (4.17%) TensorFlow
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.08%) CryEngine
6 1 (2.08%) Lumberyard
6 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.08%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) User Experience
3 5 (10.42%) Cybercrime
3 5 (10.42%) PKI
4 2 (4.17%) Life Science
5 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.08%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Solaris
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
4 10 (20.83%) Data Science
5 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 8 (16.67%) OO
5 8 (16.67%) OOP
6 7 (14.58%) Business Continuity
6 7 (14.58%) Business Continuity Management
6 7 (14.58%) ITIL
6 7 (14.58%) Machine Learning
6 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
6 7 (14.58%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (14.58%) Strategic Roadmap
7 6 (12.50%) Data Engineering
7 6 (12.50%) Project Delivery
8 5 (10.42%) High Availability
8 5 (10.42%) IT Strategy
8 5 (10.42%) Network Segmentation
8 5 (10.42%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) C#
2 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
3 12 (25.00%) Java
3 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.00%) SQL
4 7 (14.58%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.42%) Perl
5 5 (10.42%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.33%) C++
6 4 (8.33%) Go
7 3 (6.25%) Scala
8 2 (4.17%) VBA
9 1 (2.08%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.58%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) Degree
4 3 (6.25%) MCPD
4 3 (6.25%) MCSD
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.08%) VCP6
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
2 5 (10.42%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Docker
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (12.50%) Puppet
2 5 (10.42%) Ansible
2 5 (10.42%) SCCM
2 5 (10.42%) SCOM
2 5 (10.42%) SCOrch
2 5 (10.42%) Terraform
3 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.08%) PowerCLI
3 1 (2.08%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) VMware
3 4 (8.33%) Google
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) Perforce
4 3 (6.25%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe
5 1 (2.08%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco
5 1 (2.08%) Dell
5 1 (2.08%) EMC
5 1 (2.08%) ESRI
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Sybase